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Plant construction under way

Construction has started in Benalla for the precast concrete facility whose first contract is to supply the West Gate Tunnel Project.. The facility was recently put in jeopardy after the Coalition blocked planning for the tunnel project in

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 21 2018
News

Ticked off bucket list

The saying goes ‘‘It’s never too late’’ and Benalla’s Robert Feldtman proved that correct when he took his first flight at the age of 88.. Born in the 1930s Robert lived through the golden age of plane travel, but

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 20 2018
Sport

Roos capitalise as Goorambat falls short

Goorambat’s top netball side fell agonisingly short of a win against King Valley on Saturday.. One badly-played quarter was all it took for the Roos to capitalise on the Bats’ errors, and take the game and the points, 38-39.. The game

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Fraser Walker...
Apr 20 2018
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Rural News
Water

Report calls for reform to G-MW

An independent panel has found that Goulburn-Murray Water is an organisation badly in need of change, and major reform is needed to ensure that it will be sustainable into the future.. The panel’s report, released last week by Victorian Water

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Geoff Adams
Feb 21 2018
News

Solar company seeking site at Numurkah

First Solar Australia is branching into Victoria for the first time, with a proposed solar farm set for north of Numurkah.. The Moira Solar Farm, as it will be known, will be located at the intersection of Numurkah and Naring Rds and will include

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
News

Finley solar farm gets go-ahead

The $170million Finley Solar Farm proposal has been approved by the NSW Government, in what is a first for the state’s Department of Planning in 2018.. The project, which will be located on Canalla Rd adjacent to the Finley substation, will

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Water

Changes promised for G-MW

The changes proposed for G-MW are about being more transparent on costs, implementing efficiencies and making sure the organisation delivers the services the community wants at an affordable price, Federal Water Minister Lisa Neville says.. The

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Water

Murray Darling basin plan threatened

The Murray-Darling Basin Plan is under threat after Federal Government changes seeking to distribute water differently were shot down in the Senate.. The Coalition was unable to strike a deal with Labor, which supported a Greens disallowance motion

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Water

Water charge review promised by Nationals

A Liberal Nationals government would review the charges of Victoria’s rural water authorities to ensure water storage and delivery costs are fair and equitable.. Shadow Water Minister Steph Ryan announced the review, which will examine water

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Cropping

Victorian Government to decide on Shepp solar

The Victorian government will decide on planning applications for four solar farms in the Greater Shepparton region... The City of Greater Shepparton handed over the responsibility and last week the Victorian government agreed to call in the

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Shepparton News
Feb 19 2018
News

More bank competition urged

Australia’s long-standing policy to prevent mergers of the big four banks is ‘‘redundant’’ and the sector needs a new champion to promote competition, the Productivity Commission says.. The commission has released

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Shepparton News
Feb 19 2018
News

New plan for land sales

The Federal Government has announced a plan for new rules regarding the sale of agricultural land in an attempt to address rising foreign investment.. The changes require land to be widely marketed for a minimum of 30 days and for Australians to be

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Shepparton News
Feb 18 2018
News

Eating raw chicken...

If you like to give your beloved pooch a chicken neck to gnaw on as a treat, you might want to reconsider.. A new study has found eating raw chicken increases the risk of dogs developing a paralysing and sometimes fatal condition by more than 70

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Shepparton News
Feb 18 2018
Livestock

RamSelect offers...

Kangaroo Island stud Ella Matta White Suffolk and Merino has credited genetic selection app RamSelect with helping it record its best sales result late last year.. The sale saw the stud sell its highest ever top-priced ram for $16000 and achieve an

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Shepparton News
Feb 17 2018
Water

Have say on flood...

Residents from various towns across north-east Victoria have a chance to contribute to the formation of local flood studies for the Goulburn and Broken areas this month.. Work is starting on a flood study for the Broken River floodplain (Lake

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Shepparton News
Feb 17 2018
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Aged-care homes must offer staff flu jab

The government will make it mandatory for all aged-care facilities to offer the flu jab to their staff in a bid to prevent another outbreak like that of 2017.

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AAP News
Apr 22 2018
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Teen in court over fatal Melbourne smash

A 19-year-old has appeared in court charged over a hit-and-run that killed a recently-married couple .

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AAP News
Apr 22 2018
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Brisbane woman dies in police custody

A Queensland woman has died in police custody near Brisbane.

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AAP News
Apr 22 2018
News

Banks shouldn't face tax cut ban: govt

Revenue and Financial Services Minister Kelly O'Dwyer does not agree with an independent senator that the banks should be barred from a company tax cut.

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AAP News
Apr 22 2018
News

O'Dwyer won't admit govt 'wrong' on banks

Financial Services Minister Kelly O'Dwyer has repeatedly refused to concede the government should have called a banking royal commission sooner.

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AAP News
Apr 22 2018
News

Mike Myers leads tributes to Verne Troyer

Actor Verne Troyer, who achieved fame playing Mini-Me in the Austin Powers films, has died aged 49.

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AAP News
Apr 22 2018
News

Queen marks 92 years at star-studded show

The Queen has broken tradition to attend a glittering concert at Royal Albert Hall in celebration of her 92nd birthday, flanked by members of the royal family.

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AAP News
Apr 22 2018
News

Barbara Bush remembered for dignity, wit

Barbara Bush has been remembered for her dignity and wit at her Houston funeral attended by four former US presidents and other dignitaries.

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AAP News
Apr 22 2018
News

OPCW inspectors collect samples in Douma

Chemical weapons inspectors have finally managed to take samples in Douma at the site of an alleged gas attack two weeks after the incident.

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AAP News
Apr 22 2018
News

Missing Qld girl found safe with pet dog

A three-year-old girl has been found safe after wandering into the Queensland bush with the family dog.

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AAP News
Apr 21 2018
News

Young married couple killed in Vic hit-run

A young married couple are dead and two teenagers have been arrested following a collision involving a stolen 4WD in Melbourne.

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AAP News
Apr 21 2018
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